UK's first Anti-Slavery Commissioner visits WISE. Pictured, left to right: Dr Shahrzad Fouladvand, Lecturer in Human Rights Law, University of Hull; Yvonne Hall, Special Adviser to the Commissioner; Prof John Oldfield, WISE Director...
Sadly the proposed online MA program 'Slavery and Liberation' has had to be indefinitely postponed. Students may be interested in the 'Enslavement in World History' MA module offered by the Department of History.
The Anti-Slavery Commissioner, Kevin Hyland, will be visiting WISE on Friday, 19 June 2015. After meeting with WISE staff, he will be making a public presentation at 11.30, which will be followed by drinks and a reception
Applications are invited for a PhD studentship at the Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation (WISE), University of Hull, entitled ‘The Antislavery Usable Past’.
The Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation is proud to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp with a video produced by award-winning Photojournalist Lee Karen Stow.
WISE co-produced research is enabling the African diaspora to memorialise those who died during the Middle Passage.
Today we are delighted to celebrate the launch of our new 5-year AHRC-funded project 'The Antislavery Usable Past', which will unearth the lessons of historic antislavery as a 'usable past' for the contemporary antislavery movement.